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Fracking for oil through Common Core

by Craig Masters I attended the Coloradoans for Responsible Energy Development (CRED) fracturing event held at Colorado School of Mines this past Wednesday evening. Even though the venue is probably one  of the most industry friendly venues in the country, … Continue reading

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Loveland fracking petition heading to court

Reporter Herald — Now facing a lawsuit, Loveland city councilors on Tuesday hotly debated their options for a citizen-initiated ordinance that seeks a moratorium on fracking within the city.   The discussion, which continued past deadline late Tuesday night, came … Continue reading

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The “F-bomb” hit U$ again

by Craig Masters With the Constitution relegated to no more than a footnote in today’s ‘common core’ curriculum textbooks, it might seem out of date to mention another specific example of the Obama administration czars trampling all over our budgets … Continue reading

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Conservationists, oil and gas officials come together on safety concerns

Greeley Tribune — The us-versus-them debate is over, and it’s time to deliver a new message to an ever-skeptical public about the safety of oil and gas drilling in Colorado, officials said Wednesday at the Rocky Mountain Energy Forum. “It’s … Continue reading

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Fracking on Loveland Council Agenda

by Craig Masters Illegal activities – not drilling, caused the Dunkard Creek fish kill Fracking, the very word brings out the emotional images of burning water and children writhing in pain from cancer ridden organs. After watching from the sidelines … Continue reading

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Romney rips Obama energy policies, avoids social issues

by Jack Minor —   During a campaign stop in Ft. Lupton, the presumptive nominee, Gov. Mitt Romney launched into a series of attacks against Obama’s energy policies while noticeably avoiding any mention of social issues such as abortion or … Continue reading

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Fracking, Fluoridation, Birthers – Which to fear?

By Craig Masters On December 8, the EPA issued a report possibly linking the chemicals which might be used by oil companies in the process of hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The report was the result of three years of Federally funded … Continue reading

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China Considers Drilling in Cuban Waters

By Mike Bauman  As crude oil prices continue to rise due to increased demand from emerging economies and decreased supply due to unrest in the Middle East, Americans are feeling the pinch at the pump.  Rules put in place after last … Continue reading

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Evans approves 11 new gas oil wells to be drilled under T-Bone Ranch

Dan Hull answers questions regarding 11 new wells to be drilled under T-Bone Ranch Story and photo by Jack Minor  Despite reservations, the Evans city council voted to approve Greeley based Mineral Resources’ Inc. request to drill 11 new wells … Continue reading

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Green Tea Party

Matthew McGovern We are on a precipice. Economic problems have shaken Americans to their core and created an unprecedented level of activism on the right. Unfortunately, the Tea Party has grossly misunderstood the problems and focused their energy in the … Continue reading

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Oil reserves found in Israel could change power structure in region

By Jack Minor In a major development that could alter the entire situation in the Middle East, large oil reserves have been discovered in Israel while a second firm that believes the bible lists the location of oil fields started … Continue reading

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Will we be seeing the return of $4 a gallon gas prices coming again this summer?

by photojournalist Jerry Long, for The Greeley Gazette With the warmer weather usually come higher gas prices.  This year seems to be no exception This April 2nd photo taken at the Evans U-Pump-It on the corner of 11th Ave & … Continue reading

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